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congress something we're going to call the training reform act, making sure that every american gets the skills they need for a good-paying job. i'm going to send congress the first of several fundamental reforms i call the down payment on fiscal sanity act. we will immediately cut, not just slow the rate of growth, but cut government spending. i am not just going to take office on january 20th. i'm going to take responsibility for that office as well. number five, i'm going to issue executive orders on those that are holding our economy back. obamacare, to begin its repeal. the second is going to launch a
sweeping review of all the obama era regulations with an eye to eliminating or repairing those that are killing jobs. and for the first time in four years, every entrepreneur, every small business person, every job creator will know that the president and the government of the united states the likes them and loves the jobs and higher wages they bring to our fellow americans. paul ryan and i are going to limit government instead of limiting the dreams of our fellow americans. now our choice on tuesday can lead to one of two very different outcomes. you know that if the president were to be re-elected, he would still be able to work with the people in congress. he has ignored them, attacked them and blamed them. that debt ceiling is going to come up again and shut down and default will be threatened. of course, that freezes the
economy. by the way, the president he was right the other day when he said he can't change washington from the inside, only from the outside. we're going to give him that chance soon. [ crowd chanting ] now when i'm elected, i'm going to work with republicans and democrats in congress, meet regularly with their leaders. i'm going to endeavor to find the good men and good women on both sides of the aisle that care more about the country than they do about politics. if the president were to be re-elected, of course, he will continue his war on coal, oil and natural gas. when i'm elected, we're going to change course to build jobs, help with prices at the pump and achieve oil independence in eight years.
if the president were to be re-elected, he would continue to crush small business with his plan to raise taxes, to expand regulations, to impose obamacare. i care about small business. i see it as a means for people to fulfill their dreams. last week i met rhoda elliott, virginia, richmond, she had been running her family restaurant for years, a business that's been in her family, bill's barbecue, for 82 years. at its high point she employed 200 people. she just closed it down. she told me that the regulations, the taxes, obamacare and the effects of the obama economy put her out of business. and she teared up. this wasn't about money. this was about a future for her family and for her family employees. look, i want to help the hundreds and thousands of these dreamers like rhoda. and i will.
you know, by the way, that if the president were re-elected, he is going to say anything to get re-elected. so your kids would have the same schools with the same results. when i'm president, i'll be a voice of the children and their parents because they don't have a union at the pta. i want to make sure that parents have the information they need to know if the school is succeeding or not. and i want them to have the choice of the school they believe is right for their child's future. you know, when i was governor in my state we took our schools to the top of the nation and we did it by working together, republicans and democrat, listening to our good advice from our teachers and heem who dedicated their lives to always
putting the students first and their education first. i'll do the same thing as president. now these last few months of our campaign, this has gathered the strength of a movement, which is obvious by looking around this audience tonight. and it is not just and not only the size of the crowds. it's also the depth of our shared conviction. it's made me strive to be even more worthy of your support and campaign as i would govern and to speak for the aspirations of all americans. i learned as governor of massachusetts that the best achievements are shared achievements. i learned that respect and goodwill go a long way and are usually returned in kind. that's how i'll conduct myself as president. i bring people together. i won't just represent one party. i will represent one nation.
[ chanting "u.s.a." ] throughout this campaign, using every argument he could think of, president obama has tried to convince you that these last four years have been a success. and so his plan for the next four years is to take all the ideas from his first time, the stimulus, borrowing, obamacare, all the rest and do them over again. he calls that plan forward. i call it forewarned. the same course we've been on will not lead to a better destination. the same path means $20 trillion in debt, it means crippling unemployment, depressed take-home values and devastated military. unless we change course, we could be looking at another recession. in his closing argument just
this last week, president obama asked his supporters to vote for revenge. for revenge. instead i ask the american people to vote for love of country. [ crowd chanting "u.s.a." ] together we must lead america to a better place. we're only two days away from a fresh start, two days away from the first day of a new beginning. my conviction this better days are ahead is not based on promises and rhetoric, but on solid plans and proven results and an unshakeable faith in the american spirit. if there's anyone worried that the last four years are the best that we can do, if there's anyone who wonders whether better jobs and better paychecks are a thing of the past, i have
a clear and unquequivocable message. with the right leadership, america will come back. we're americans. we can do anything. the thing that stands between us and the best years we've known is lack of leadership. that's why we have elections. this tuesday is a moment to look into the future and imagine what we can do, to put the past four years behind us and start building a future. you saw the differences between the president and i when we were standing side by side in our debates. he says it has to be this way. i say it can't stay this way. he's offering excuses. i've got a plan. i can't wait for us to get started. he's hoping we'll settle. americans don't settle. we build. we aspire. we dream. we listen to that voice that says we can do better!
a better life! a better america. that better life is out there. it's waiting for us. our destiny is in your hands. two more days. two more days and we can get to work rebuilding our country, restoring our confidence, renewing our conviction. we are confident that we're on a solid path, confident that college grads four years from now will find better jobs. confidence that single moms working two jobs will have a shot at a better job. i want to take just a moment and tell you about the experience i had just last night. it reminded me of something that happened to me many years ago. i was serving as a leader in the boy scouts of america, got some scouters here, i can tell. we were at a court of honor. big formica table, i was at the
end, seated next to an american flag on a flag pole. the scout master from monument, colorado, was speaking. he described the fact that his troop wanted to have a very special american flag. they bought one and had it flown above the capitol building, came back home. they wanted it to go on the space shuttle. nasa agreed. he said the boys were so proud looking from their home rooms of school on the tv sets there. they saw the space shuttle challenger launch into the air. and then they saw it explode on the tv screen. and he said he called nasa a couple of weeks later and said have you found any remnant of our flag? and they hadn't. he called every week month after month. nothing. finally, some time later, he was reading an article in the newspaper and it mentioned the debris that was collected from the challenger disaster. and there was a note about a flag. and so he called nasa and said have you found some part of our
flag? and nasa said, in fact, we have a presentation to make to your boys. nasa came. the boy scout troop gathered and they were presented with a plastic container. they opened it up and there was their flag, in perfect condition. and he said that's it on the flag pole next to mr. romney at the end of the table. and i reached over and touched ahold of that flag and pulled it out. and it was as if electricity was running through my arm, because i thought about the sacrifice of those men and women in our space program who put themselves in harm's way for learning, for pioneering, for us. it's part of the american spirit, to live for something bigger than yourself. i see it on the men and women who serve in our military. they serve us over the years. they serve us for liberty, for freedom, for hope and prosperity. i love all the verses in that wonderful him "america the beautiful," but one in particular stands out.
oh, beautiful for heroes proved in liberating strife, who more than self their country love and mercy more than life. will our veterans and members of the armed serviceforces please your hand and stand and be recognized? our schools, our churches, our families. our nation. i think about my sister. my sister, lynn, who is in her 70s. her husband died a few years ago. she has eight children, seven of them married, kids of their own. the eighth child was born down syndrome. he is now 43 years old. he lives at home with his mom and she devotes her time and her care to helping that child and has all of his life, for 43 years. she's a hero to me. i love america's moms, single moms, dads that make a
difference for their families. this christmas, i'm thinking of all the couples that are not going to be exchanging gifts with one another so they can make sure to have a great christmas for their kids. think of all the single moms who are scraping and saving to get by so they can make sure to have a good meal on the table for their kids at the end of the day. think of all the dads and the moms who are working two jobs so they can buy the kind of clothes that their kids need so they won't stand out in school. we're a generous people. we give to others in need. >> we're listening to mitt romney in morrisville, pennsylvania, giving two familiar stories if you've been following the stump speeches, something mr. romney speaks about a lot here on the campaign trail, talking about that particular story he is talking about now and the flag as well. we'll get back to mitt romney on the other side of the break. this hour we're also expecting to hear from the president of the united states, joe biden as
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okay. so, mitt romney has just wrapped it up in morrisville, pennsylvania. there he is, finishing up a speech that he's giving. listen, they're going to be all over for the next few two days, going to every single swing state to make their cases, both men. and their surrogates will be going to both -- all of the swing states and you'll be hearing about it. meantime we want to check in with what the president is doing. jessica yellin is in cincinnati. president obama speak at your location a bit later this hour,
jessica. what is his two-dy out message? we've been listening to mitt romney. we hear the stories he has been telling on the stomp speech, talking about what he is going to do with america. what's the president's message now? >> reporter: hi, don. the president's message essentially is vote. i don't mean that glibly but literally. his team foals that they have the numbers, if they can just turn the people out, they will win. his speech has something for every group that is a fan of the president's, something directed to women, touching on the planned parenthood message and lily ledbetter. how the president is a man that people can trust and that contrast he has drawn with governor romney in the past. he has added this new theme of he is the one who holds the mantle of change that governor romney does not. governor romney is talking that he is the man of change, taking that from president obama. he even talks these days about
bipartisanship, saying he wants to work with republicans and he wraps it all up say iing all of you have to go out and vote because that is what's going to make the difference. it's all about the ground game now. here is a little bit of what the president said at a stop at one of those swing states, florida. >> you know, i know what real change looks like. because i fought for it. because i've brought it. because i've got the scars to prove it. because i've gotten gray hair doing it. >> reporter: so you see him harkening become a little bit to his message in 2008. i'm conclude, don, with one point. stevie wonder was performing to this crowd a moment ago, which i have to say was amazing. he said just over 500 votes decide an election in florida in the year 2000. going to be even closer this year. and so that is a theme we've heard from the campaign
repeatedly, invoking the memories of the year 2000. that's just how energized or how much emphasis they're putting on each person to make sure they are obliged to not only vote but make their friends vote, too, don. >> oh, yes, indeed. and, jess, you can feel it building, that it is close. the feeling is out there. and you can hear it in voters' voices when they talk to you. let's just get this election over. of course, they want their candidate to win, but they want it to be over. it looks like where you are, the people are enthusiastic about the president and the message. >> reporter: oh, yes. this is a very pro-obama crowd. i spoke to a number of people here who say that they are not only -- they are volunteers who go around two or three days a week, knocking on doors. some of them have flown in from other states, a very few.
those who live here say they are inundated day and night with phone calls themselves and are constantly -- it's what you giv get when you live in ohio. people nonstop these days are bombarding them with calls and messages because they just can't stop. these people say that this crowd in here has all early voted. everyone around on the upper rafters have not yet voted, say they will between today and tomorrow, don. >> all right. we'll see. thank you, jess. we appreciate it. we want to head west. colorado is another critical campaign state for both candidates. some say voters there may be growing weary of the negative tone of late that's happening now. the question now becomes if and how that may affect voters come election day. kyung lah is in castle rock where vice presidential hopeful paul ryan hopes to make a stop tonight. hello, kyung. >> reporter: hello, don.
we are expecting to hear more of that in about 90 minutes when he comes here. this will end his barnstorm day across theu. prps it's fitting that i'm literally standing in a barn at the douglas county fairgrounds. he will be here in about 90 minutes. that positive tone manifesting into something a little more inclousive, something a little more uppoet and hopeful. the reason why is that it works here in the battleground state of california because the romney campaign wants to reach out to the independents. a third of the voters here in colorado are registered independents. and so the last thing the romney campaign wants, and that the obama campaign wants is for those independents to throw up their hands and say i hate both these guys. i'm just going to stay home and not vote. whose coming out so far? colorado secretary of state says 1.6 million people have already cast early votes. and leading right now are
registered republicans, by about 35,000 votes. so the republicans here in colorado say they have the ground game, they have the edge. they have the energy. and they believe this the obama win in colorado in 2008 was just a one off that, romney camp will take the stage. in a denver post poll, they say, hey, we have the edge. it appears that obama is slightly leading from according to that poll. having talked to people here, it is simply too close to call. reading the tea leaves, woe'll just have to wait and see what happens on tuesday. >> thank you so much, kyung lah. at the center of the firestorm it appears every day is a controversy. is ohio republican's secretary of state is back on this program right now to defend claims by some democrats that his office has been trying to disenfranchise voters. he is sitting right next to me, getting miked up. that is straight ahead.
the battleground state of ohio. last night, ohio secretary of state john husted joined me to talk about the tight race, cr criticism for some of his official directives leading up to election day. tonight he finds himself embroiled in another controversy, renewing claims by some this he is trying to disenfranchise certain voters. okay. joining me now to talk about -- let's address this. last friday night -- or friday they said you issued a directive, requiring some changes that could disenfranchise voters on the provisional ballot by saying that the voter has to mark the identification part and not the poll worker, as is required by law. >> that's not necessarily the case. when we issued the directive on is essentially this. it's about who fills this out, whether the voter does or the poll worker does. and the court -- we've already been through litigation on this.
step one and step three of this process, the court said is the responsibility of the voter. we issued a directive on that. now step two is being challenged essentially. what's in step two is where you put your identification, your driver's license number, your social security number. so we believe that the voter is the person that's in the best position to be able to put that information on there, not the poll worker. if the information is wrong, the ballot won't be counted. we want the voter to provide that so there are no mistakes so that the votes will be counted. that's the reason. >> according to the lawsuit, this is contrary and then it says here that the poll worker, election official shall record the type of identification provided, social security number and on and on and not the voter. so they're saying your trying to change the law here. >> this is the way it has been for several elections in the
state of ohio. to do the form differently and to administer it differently would be the change. what we are doing is consistent with the way elections have been run. and understand, this is like casting a vote. we wouldn't want the poll worker to confident a vote for someone else. we want the voter to do this so that tess right and their vote will be counted. >> does this have the possibility, though, of having provisional balanlots, hundredsf thousands of them tossed out, as this group that filed this lawsuit is saying? >> no, no, no. what we're talking about here is a handful of ballots in the scheme of things of how this is done. making sure the information is accurate, the voter is in the best position to do that. this is consistent with the courts and consistent with the law. >> you have, when, three days to respond to this lawsuit? >> we do, yes. >> how are you going to respond to it? >> we are working right now to try to find alternative solutions to this. right now this is what the law of the land is. this is what we believe is consistent with wht court and the law says we must do.
>> you're going to do this until told otherwise by -- unless you are told otherwise? >> we believe this is the best way to make elections run successfully so that the most votes are counted. we believe it's consistent with the law and the right way to run elections in ohio. >> i have to run here. you know the criticism about you. you mentioned last night to me, that you are suppressing the vote by trying to do this and limit early voting hours. tell me, are you trying to suppress the the vote for the democratic party for minorities, for people in urban areas? >> it's just an absurd notion. the rules are the same for everybody. they don't target one group or individual. we're trying to make the system run fair and smooth for everybody. there are a lot of -- i didn't file the 11th hour lawsuits. these are the rules. these are the rules the way that they have been. a lot of folks are trying to introduce chaos so they can have a cause for litigating post election in case it's close. >> you're going to see more of this. it's so close --
>> it's fine but it's important for folks to know we're in day 33 of voting. it's gone smoothly in ohio. the rules are fair and consistent for everyone. and we're going to be fine here in this state. >> i appreciate you coming on. >> thank you. >> i really do. we've got to run. we took some of the candidates live. >> the candidates are more important than me. >> john husted, thank you. thank you. both sides here in ohio, republican and democratic leaders to talk more about those voter issues and what they think about being in a battlefront -- on the battlefront in election 2012. d this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term health benefits for men over 50. the one they used in that study... centrum silver. that's what i take. my doctor! he knows his stuff. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most studied. centrum, always your most complete. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new
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all right. here in ohio, the battle over early voting went on for months. some see its a racial battle, quite frankly. the obama campaign sued to overturn a new restriction that would have limited ohio's early voting this weekend to military families and americans living overseas. this summer ohio's republican chair sent a controversial e-mail to the columbus dispatch newspaper. doug price wrote i guess i really actually feel we shouldn't con tort the voting process to accommodate the urban
voter turnout machine. let's be fair and reasonable. price joins me now, along with dave haus, democratic chair for franklin county. right there, look at that camera, guys. do you stand by that remark? do you stand by -- >> number one, it was taken out of context in part and completely misquoted many times. con tort is the right word. i don't think we should con tort the system, twist the system to support any group, any group of voters. secondly, i will point out we have the most liberal voting -- early voting process, more than new york, connecticut, a lot of east coast, democratic states. and i'm for that. and we have voted for it consistent. >> you do a quote like that where you are saying we shouldn't do it for -- >> for anybody. >> you said for african-americans. >> in context, we should not con tort the system for any, we should not twist it. >> how is the system being contorted toward
african-americans, for african-americans? >> i'm not saying that it is right now. as we approach this -- look, we've only had early voting since 2006 in person early voting. i think we have to be careful where we put the headquarters. where we put the center. we shouldn't put it in the far suburbs. we have to be careful where we put it. i have chosen to put it as a board of elections member right in the geographical center of the city. i think it's working out great. >> here is what i don't understand. just as an american who votes, why wouldn't you want to open the process up to as many people as possible, no matter how many days or where it is? why wouldn't you want to do that? why would you want to limit the number of days and hours that people vote? >> this goes far beyond doug and anything that may have been said before. a great example of what you're saying in terms of the two parties, across the state when the test was put out there about whether we were going to have the kind of early voting we had even in the republican primary and even in the primary we had,
democrats across the state, whether they were in a republican county or not, voted to keep the same kind of hours we had in the primary and before. republicans tended to break with th that. i do have to say, for instance, the location that we have now, you've been up there. doug did play a key role in picking that. it's a great location for everybody. it's easy to get into and out. it's been beneficial. the bigger question in all of this is -- it particularly goes to secretary husted, who had a long history of being fairly bipartisan. it wasn't until this change in behavior -- john husted wrote the law about early voting and specified it would be 35 days before. he didn't say 35 business days or 35 -- we practiced in the state of ohio for a long time the idea that weekends were allowed and evenings were allowed. that was the process up until this election. it was a change in the national folks that put these guys in a
bad spot. >> did they have influence over these guys, you're saying, undue influence over these guys? >> we both work for political parties. >> so you're saying -- you said mitt romney and who else? >> karl rove. >> so do you believe they have undue influence over -- >> i think they have the same kind of influence that presidential campaigns tend to have in local states. you listen to them. in this process, just -- the secretary of state talked about i.d.s and talked about taking them. here is my driver's license. there's four different sets of numbers on that. now, you know, if you ask me what my driver's license number is on that and i'm in a line and there's a big line behind me and i've got people looking over my shoulder i'm not sure i would get that right. as you quoted earlier, the law says the election officials are -- >> that's what it says. >> the republicans turned this back to the voters and say the voters have plenty of time. they have these opportunities. the question is the intent of
change. in the political leadership what is it that is behind the change? >> you're right, we do trust the voters and do turn it back to the voter. i will say this, too. i stood ironically about a quarter mile from the president of the united states in 2004, i stood in line for 2 1/2 hours. after the problems of long lines in ohio 2004, it was the republican legislature that changed to increase and include early voting and the most liberal early voting in the -- and every democrat in legislature voted against it, including the state democratic party chairman. >> when i said at the top i want to ask, do you believe it is a racial divide? >> i believe it is a class and working impact. it certainly impacts working families and struggling families. you know, the president -- governor romney -- >> we're going to have to wrap it up. >> working families they obviously don't care if they have the right to vote. >> do you believe it's a racial divide? >> democrats and republicans came together and said give us a
couple of days before election day when most people are going to vote to make it fair, easy and safe. >> i don't understand. i could be wrong on this. i don't understand why when something as important as voting that you wouldn't want to open it up to as many people as possible for as long as possibl possible. >> if you can keep it -- >> on a tuesday. >> open and fair and safe. >> on a tuesday, i am working. and so -- >> i was so kerped about this, i called a hospital administrator, well respected leading hospital administrator and i said, my gosh, i'm hearing there are nurses and hospital workers who cannot find the time to work bus they work three-day shift or 12-hour shift. he said they take two days off in between that. >> republicans in ohio had a great track record until mitt romney, karl rove and company came along in the past few months. that's the big difference. >> thanks to both gentlemen. great conversation. we would have a longer one but we've got the candidates live
out on the campaign trail. thank you very much. >> they are a big part of the so-called undecided. the latino vote, women's vote. both represented, that's next. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announcer ] with cisco at the center... working together has never worked so well. gives you a 50% annual bonus. and everyone likes 50% more [ russian accent ] rubles. eh, eheh, eh, eh. [ brooklyn accent ] 50% more simoleons. [ western accent ] 50% more sawbucks. ♪ [ maine accent ] 50% more clams. it's a lobster, either way. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card. with a 50% annual cash bonus, it's the card for people who like more cash. [ italian accent ] 50% more dough! what's in your wallet?
are keeping their messages broad this weekend, mitt romney hammering crowds with the "i am change" line, flipping president obama's slogan of four years ago. the president trying to persuade the undecideds to stick with him for four more years. we haven't seen much targeted to specific voter groups. there simply isn't time right now. it cannot be overlooked that both men need the support of two key voting blocs. and that is women. we've heard so much about that. and hispanics. maria cardona should know about this. she's a democratic strategist. i realize you're an obama supporter. put ago side partisanship -- come on, maria, you can do it. >> i can do it. >> who will get the lion's share? start with women first. >> i think president obama will get the lion's share of women. but the magic number will depend on what that percentage is, don. as we know in 2008, president
obama won the women's vote by 13 percentage points. he needs to get that, if not more, given the tightness of this race going tuesday. and i'll say the same thing about the latino vote. there's no question that the president will get the majority of the latino vote but mitt romney, in order to win doesn't need to get the majority of the latino vote. he needs to peel off just enough in order to make the percentages that he needs to make. >> okay. you mentioned 2008. let's talk a little bit more about 2008. mitt romney, do you think he's doing better among these two groups than john mccain did four years ago? >> he actually is doing, i think, better with women than he was in 2008. and depending upon the poll -- we've seen that all of these polls are all over the place -- he did very, very well in closing -- going toward closing
the gender gap after the first debate. i think during that debate he was able to show women, at least, that he was not the caricature that a lot of folks had made him out to be. i think that helped to close the gender gap. it has opened somewhat since then, don. i think just because of the aggressiveness of the obama campaign. but it's different with latinos. president obama right now is actually boating romney in every single poll a lot more than the 36 points that he beat john mccain with the latino vote. here is where i think the danger for romney lies. we've seen that even republican pollsters and voadvisers have sd that no republican can get to the white house without at least 40% of the latino vote, what george bush got when he was re-elected in 2004. he was very god at reaching out to latinos. but right now with mitt romney
we're seeing that he doesn't break 25% right now. it's going to be interesting going into tuesday what that means. >> and, maria, one would think that the president, hispanics may be tilting toward the president but they don't just vote on presidents about immigration. >> you're right. for latinos, immigration is not the number one topic. it's jobs and the economy, the way it is for every other american right now. it is a filter issue with the latino community, don. what that means is that if latinos don't like the way that the canned dit didate or the pa speaking to them about immigration, because it is a very personal issue, even though latino voters don't have to worry about it, because they are clearly citizens, they come from mixed status in their family,
someone without papers or they know somebody who is in this problem of having to get papers and they're undocumented right now. it's a very personal issue. if they don't like the way that the candidate is speaking to them about immigration, they're not going to listen to that candidate on anything else. that is why it has become so difficult for the republican party. >> thank you, maria cardona. we have to run and get back out on the campaign trail. i want to get to president obama, an event now. he is in cincinnati. you saw it there on your screen. there it is now full screen, president obama getting ready to speak there in cincinnati. plus vice president joe biden and former president bill clinton will speak, live coverage ahead, next. sterine® u. it's the only mouthwash with a new tartar control formula for a dentist clean feeling. ahhhhhhhh. [ male announcer ] new listerine® ultraclean™. power to your mouth™. stay top of mind with customers? from deals that bring them in with an offer...
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take a good long look at this, i went out earlier today to check out one of the polling places here in columbus, ohio. look. so, this is the end of the line here at franklin county where they are allowed to vote. one to five today. i'm just gonna go -- it circled around here. there are a couple of circles. i hope you guys aren't getting dizzy. it is going to snake around all the way through the parking lot. another circle. >> just got in line. you have no idea how long this will take. >> when you saw that line, what did you think? >> i thought it ended here at the side of the building until the woman was screaming end of the line. >> there are circles within circles. did you notice that? >> yes, unfortunately. it sure would have been nice if they could have had more than one place open for this obviously, there's a need for it and they are not real concerned about filling that need. >> does this discourage you though? >> it disappoints me but suspect going to keep me from voting. >> all right. thank you. good luck. all right.
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